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The Oral History Center is a research program of the University of California, Berkeley, working within The Bancroft Library.

The Oral History Center preserves the history of the San Francisco Bay Area, California, and the Western United States. By conducting carefully researched, tape-recorded, and transcribed interviews, OHC creates archival oral histories intended for the widest possible use.

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californialightandsound 146
Dunning, Judith K. 14
Teiser, Ruth 7
University of California, Berkeley 7
United States. National Park Service 5
California--Politics and government 4
Printers--California--Interviews 4
Berkeley (Calif.)--Social life and customs 3
Loyalty oaths--California--Berkeley 3
Muir, John, 1838-1914 3
University of California (System). University Extension 3
Agriculture--California 2
Blind--California 2
California--Commerce 2
Conservation of natural resources--United States 2
Crowley, Thomas Bannon 2
Irrigation--California 2
Lawyers--California 2
Metz, Clifford 2
Printing--California--History 2
Raymond, Boris 2
Republican Party (Calif.) 2
Riess, Suzanne 2
Shipping--California 2
Sierra Club 2
Sproul, Ida Amelia 2
United States. Forest Service 2
University of California (1868-1952)--Students 2
University of California (1868-1952). College of Agriculture 2
Water resources development--California 2
Wine and wine making--California 2
Women photographers 2
Yosemite National Park (Calif.) 2
1906 1
Agricultural cooperative credit associations--California 1
Agricultural laborers--California 1
Agriculture--Economic aspects--California 1
Allen Press 1
American Institute of Banking 1
Anderson, Judith 1
Anthropology 1
Archaeology 1
Ariff, Joann Dietz 1
Arlett, Arthur M. 1
Arnold, Henry Harley, 1886-1950 1
Art 1
Baccigaluppi, Harry 1
Bacteriology 1
Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918 1
Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975 1
Bane, Frank 1
Bank Street College of Education 1
Bankruptcy 1
Berkeley (Calif.)--Politics and government 1
Berkeley (Calif.). Mayor 1
Berkeley (Calif.). Police Dept 1
Black Vine Press 1
Blaisdell, Allen Carrier 1
Blaisdell, James Arnold, 1867-1957 1
Bloch, Ernest, 1880-1959 1
Book Club of California 1
Book collecting--California 1
Booksellers and bookselling--California--San Francisco 1
Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936 1
California Council for the Blind 1
California Council of the Blind 1
California School for the Blind 1
California State Bar Association 1
California State Chamber of Commerce 1
California--Imprints 1
California. Legislature 1
Canned foods industry--California 1
Central California Wineries, Inc. 1
Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America 1
Chaney, Ralph Works 1
Chrysanthemums 1
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 1
Clarke, Alan Howe 1
Clothing workers--Labor unions--United States--History 1
Coaching (Athletics) 1
Colby, William E. 1
Commonwealth Club of California 1
Congregation Emanu-El (San Francisco, Calif.) 1
Conservation--California 1
Conservationists--California 1
Cooperation--California 1
Copeland, Charles Townsend, 1860-1952 1
Council of State Governments 1
Critchfield, Burke H. 1
Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown) 1
Cruess, W. V. (William Vere), 1886-1968 1
Damon, Bertha Clark Pope 1
Daniel, Edna Tartaul 1
Davidson, Mary Blossom 1
Dennes, William R. 1
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946 1
Earthquakes 1
Eaton, Eddie 1
Ebright, Carroll (Ky) 1
Economics--United States 1
Edwards Fields and Stadium (Berkeley, Calif.) 1
Ellis, Elizabeth Warder 1
Engineers--California 1
Epidemics--California 1
Falk family 1
Farmers--California--Biography 1
Fedoulenko, Valentin V. 1
Ferries--California 1
Field, Sara Bard, 1882-1974 1
Finance--California 1
Fires 1
First Congregational Church (Oakland, Calif.) 1
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations 1
Food--Preservation 1
Forest conservation 1
Forests and forestry--California 1
Forests and forestry--United States 1
Foster, H. B. (Herbert Bismarck) 1
Foster, Hugh 1
Foster, Selena 1
Frericks, Andrew G. 1
Frontier and pioneer life--California 1
Fruit-culture--California 1
Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Geology--China 1
George Williams Hooper Foundation 1
Ghio, Dominic 1
Ghio, Tony 1
Gilb, Corrine 1
Gold mines and mining--California 1
Guins, George Constantine 1
Hamilton, Brutus, 1900-1970 1
Hartzog, George B. 1
Hawikuh (N.M.) 1
Hearst, Phoebe Apperson, 1842-1919 1
Hemenway Southwestern Archaeological Expedition (1886-1894) 1
Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956 1
Hornitos (Calif.)--History--Sources 1
Howell, John, 1874-1956 1
Howell, Warren R. (Warren Richardson), 1912-1984 1
Hunt, Haywood H. 1
Indians of North America 1
Indians of North America--Southwest, New 1
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union 1
Jeffers, Robinson, 1887-1962 1
Jews--California--San Francisco 1
Jones, Herbert C. (Herbert Coffin) 1
Joslyn, Maynard A. 1
Keith, William, 1838-1911 1
Kings Canyon National Park (Calif.) 1
Kotok, E. I. 1
Labor movement--United States--History 1
Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Biography 1
Lambert, Charles Franklin, 1887-1959 1
Land companies--California--Sacramento Valley 1
Lanza, Horace O. 1
Larkey, Joann Leach 1
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory 1
Lawyers--California--San Francisco 1
Lehman, B. H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1977 1
Lighthouses--California 1
Linderheim family 1
Los Angeles (Calif.)--Politics and government 1
Los Angeles Bar Association 1
Los Banos (Calif.) 1
Loyalty oaths--California 1
Malozemoff, Elizabeth 1
Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 1
Mason, J. Rupert (James Rupert), 1886-1959 1
Mather, Stephen Tyng, 1867-1930 1
Mays, Ira Dale 1
McLean, J. K. (John Knox), 1834-1914 1
Menuhin, Yehudi, 1916-1999 1
Merritt, Ralph Palmer 1
Merritt, Ralph Palmer, 1883-1963 1
Meyer, Karl Friedrich, 1884-1974 1
Miller & Lux 1
Miller, Loye, 1874-1970 1
Mountaineering--United States 1
Municipal ownership--California 1
Museum directors--United States 1
Museums 1
Music--California--San Francisco 1
Musicians--Biography 1
Nathan, Harriet S. 1
National Federation of the Blind 1
National parks and reserves--United States 1
Natural history -- California 1
Norris, Kathleen Thompson 1
Nystrom, Stanley 1
O'Hara, Henry 1
Oakland (Calif.)--Social life and customs 1
Oakland Orientation Center for the Blind 1
Olympics 1
Paleobotany--Asia 1
Paleobotany--California 1
Paleontology 1
Parks--United States 1
Parsons, Marion Randall, 1878-1953 1
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Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
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Description: Concerning John Muir, the Sierra Club, Yosemite Valley, conservation, etc.Collection Guide: Charlotte Mauk Sierra Club papersCall Number: Phonotape 185:1 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Sierra Club, Conservation of natural...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Recollections of Kathleen Thompson Norris of San Francisco's 1906 earthquake and fire.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 1684 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyright status unknown. This work may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.). In addition, its reproduction may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and trademarks. This work is...
Topics: californialightandsound, Norris, Kathleen Thompson, Earthquakes, Fires, Personal narratives, San...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Early interest in photography; study with Clarence White; work with Arnold Genthe; her photography studio in San Francisco; marriage to Maynard Dixon; Bohemian group in San Francisco; beginnings of documentary photography and photo-journalism; photography work for the U.S. government - Farm Security Administration, Office of War Information and War Relocation Authority; comments on taking, printing, captioning and exhibiting pictures. Photographs inserted. Appended: copy of...
Topics: californialightandsound, White, Clarence H., 1871-1925, Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942, Dixon, Maynard,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interviews with John H. Briones, William E. Colby, Herbert M. Evans and Frank Swett conducted by John M. Jencks and Ernest Lowe for radio station KPFA, Berkeley, 1964.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 3714 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Sierra Club
Source: 2 Tape of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with an unidentified rioter. The Watts Riot was a large-scale riot which lasted 6 days in the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles, in August 1965. By the time the riot subsided, 34 people had been killed, 1,032 injured, and 3,438 arrested. It would stand as the most severe riot in Los Angeles history until the riots of 1992.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 286 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Watts Riot, Los Angeles, Calif., 1965, Riots--California--Los Angeles
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Ernest William Winter. Comments on boyhood at lighthouse stations at Point Bonita, Farallones, and Southhampton Shoals; ferries and excursion boats; hydro-survey work with the Army Engineers in the Bay and other California harbors; changes in the Bay and its surroundings; building Treasure Island; pollution, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 320 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by...
Topics: californialightandsound, Winter, Ernest William, Treasure Island, San Francisco,...
Source: 5 Tapes of 5: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: A group of pioneers and descendents recollecting anecdotes concerning local figures and events of an early mining town.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 256 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair...
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Topics: californialightandsound, Gold mines and mining--California, Frontier and pioneer life--California,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Frank Bane. Recollections of career in public welfare and public administration with state governments, private agencies, the federal government in the depression relief programs and the Social Security Board, and with the Council of State Governments.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 208 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder...
Topics: californialightandsound, Bane, Frank, Public welfare administration--United States, United...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Elizabeth Malozemoff. Life as a teacher in pre-revolution Russia and Siberia; experiences during the revolution; escape through China; residence in Oakland; Russian emigrant societies; studies and teaching, University of California, Berkeley.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 276 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Malozemoff, Elizabeth, University of California (1868-1952)--Students,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Note: Occasional phasing, channel instability, and machine noise recorded in original tape. Part 8 gradually increases in speed during the last minute of the program, most likely due to dying batteries in the tape machine at the time of the original recording. Description: Life of Philip Vera Cruz: childhood in the Philippines, working and studying in the United States, labor organizer, labor leader. Transcript: Life of Philip Vera Cruz: Childhood in the Phillipines; Working and Studying in the...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 18 Tapes of 18: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description: Interview with Ralph Palmer Merritt. Discusses his family background and education at the University of California, 1904-1907. He also speaks of his experiences as Graduate Manager, as secretary to U.C. President Wheeler, and as the first university comptroller, 1913-1919. He was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1923, serving until 1930, and reminisces about some of the personalities involved. He also recalls his experiences as a past director of the Rice Growers Association of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Merritt, Ralph Palmer, University of California (System). Regents,...
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Jessie Kennedy Prescott comments on family life, silver mining in Nevada, sheep herding in the San Joaquin Valley, ranch life in the 1880s, and summers spent in Los Banos, Calif.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number:  Phonotape 80 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Prescott, Jessie Kennedy, Sheep ranches--California, Sheep herding--...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Charles Franklin Lambert. Notes his and his wife's family backgrounds; history of irrigation and land companies in the Sacramento Valley; the rice boom; the Irrigation Districts Association; public utility companies; water districts.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 265 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lambert, Charles Franklin, 1887-1959, Irrigation--California, Water...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Source: 1 reel of 1: Film: 16mmCollection: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Motion Picture 409 CRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some...
Topics: californialightandsound, Crowley, Thomas Bannon, Shipping--California, California--Commerce
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
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Description: Interview with Haywood H. Recollections of Edwin and Robert Grabhorn, John Henry Nash, John Swart, Bruce Brough, the Taylor brothers, Max Schmidt, Jr., and other members of the printing community; his printing career; various craftmen's clubs and their publications.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 258 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hunt, Haywood H., Printers--California--Interviews, California--Imprints
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Stuart Bevier Show. As regional forester, U.S. Forest Service, in charge of California national forests, discusses the development and operation of the Civilian Conservation Corps, recreation use of national forests, and relations between the Forest Service and the U.S. National Park Service, particularly during the Kings Canyon National Park controversy. Relates also an account of the camping trip in the high Sierra with generals Hap Arnold and George C. Marshall in...
Topics: californialightandsound, Show, S. B. (Stuart Bevier), 1886-1963, Forests and forestry--California,...
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Description: Interview with George Benjamin Hartzog. Comments on career in the U.S. National Park Service as attorney, superintendent of various parks, associate director, and director; problems of park protection, congressional relations, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 252 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hartzog, George B., Parks--United States, United States. National Park...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Notes on Mr. Farquhar's early life, family and travels; accountancy, including work for the Navy and National Park Service; development of professional standards; mountaineering interest and experiences; interest in fine printing and history. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 234 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mather, Stephen Tyng, 1867-1930, United States. Navy, United States....
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Description: Education at Harvard and recollections of George Santayana, Josiah Royce and Charles T. Copeland; teaching career at University of California, Berkeley, from 1920, and administrative duties on library and budget committees, on President's advisory committee and as chairman of the English Department; the beginnings of the Department of Dramatic Art; the loyalty oath controversy; Judith Anderson and interest in theater; Berkeley social life, with comments on Marion R. Parsons, Bertha...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lehman, B. H. (Benjamin Harrison), 1889-1977, Santayana, George,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Note: High amount of buzz and crackle on original tape. Part 3 begins at 00:02:50. Description: Comments on her brief career in motion pictures, 1912-1915; marriage to Griffing Bancroft in 1917; her father-in-law, Hubert H. Bancroft, and other members of the Bancroft family. Transcript: Recollections of Hubert Howe Bancroft and the Bancroft Family: oral history transcript / Margaret Wood Bancroft Call Number: BANC MSS 80/144 c; Phonotape 1327 C Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: 12 Tapes of 12: 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description: Account of early life in Hungary to 1905; arrival in New York, 1905; work in garment industry in New York from 1911; her career in the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union from its inception, with comments on communist infiltration, union organization on the west coast, especially in San Francisco, problems with Negro and Chinese ethnic groups; appointment as vice-president of the union, and initiation of health, education, retirement and welfare benefits for the union;...
Topics: californialightandsound, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Labor movement--United...
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Description: Interview with Albert Sperisen. Recollections of introduction to printing; the Toyon Press; the Black Vine Press; printers and fine printing in the Bay Area, with comments on John J. Johnck, Harold Seeger, Lawton Kennedy, Wilder Bentley, the Grabhorns, the Taylors, Brother Antoninus, John H. Nash, and others, and the Book Club of California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 308 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights...
Topics: californialightandsound, Sperisen, Albert, Black Vine Press, Book Club of California,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Phonotape 219 A (tapes 1-3): Burke H. Critchfield interview covering his association with Bank of America and loans to the wine industry; the Wine Institute; Central California Wineries, Inc.; the prorate program. Phonotape 1463 C (tape 4): Andrew G. Frericks interview covering the prorate program and the Central California Wineries, Inc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 219 A; Phonotape 1463 CFull transcript availableRights:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Critchfield, Burke H., Frericks, Andrew G., Wine and wine...
Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/4 inch audio tape and 1/8 inch audio cassette
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Description: Notes on his family and background; experience in liquor business; history of Sussman, Wormser & Company; labor relations and employer groups; his public service.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 233 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, Linderheim family, Falk family, Sussman, Wormser and Company, San...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Frederick Webb Hodge. Recollections of his early life and interest in Indians; associations with the U. S. Geological Survey, Hemenway Southwest Archaeological Expedition, U. S. Bureau of American Ethnology, Hawikuh excavations and the Museum of the American Indian (Heya Foundation), and the Southwest Museum; growth of anthropology in the U. S.; anecdotes concerning friends and colleagues.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hodge, Frederick Webb, 1864-1956, Geological Survey (U.S.), Southwest...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Rose Rinder. Recollections of the years she and her husband Cantor Reuben Rinder were associated with Temple Emanu-El in San Francisco; their participation in musical life of the Bay Area; their friendship with many musicians including Ernest Bloch, Yehudi Menuhin, Isaac Stern and others.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 303 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Rinder, Rose Perlmutter, Jews--California--San Francisco,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Ralph Works Chaney. Comments on teaching career at University of California; loyalty oath controversy; student government; conservation work with Save the Redwoods League and advisory board of U. S. National Park Service; Berkeley problems and politics.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 291:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder...
Topics: californialightandsound, Chaney, Ralph Works, Paleobotany--California, Loyalty oaths--California,...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Notes on her family and early life in Seattle; introduction to photography; study in Germany; Steiglitz and the Photo Secession; marriage to Roi Partridge; the "f/64" group and other colleagues; phases of her own work, including that for Vanity Fair; photographic equipment and literature.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 266Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, Photography, Photographers, Women photographers, Seattle (Wash.)--Social...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Formation of the Allen Press; discussion of handpress printing - materials, technique, presses, binding, etc. With this: copy of first draft of the Introduction to Printing with the Handpress by Lewis Allen; checklist of works produced by the Allen Press; copy of his article, The Evolution of an Edition de Luxe or April in Paris, published in the Book Club of California Quarterly News Letter, Spring 1962.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Allen Press, Printers--California, Printing--California--History
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Leon Josiah Richardson. Comments on long association with the University as professor in the Dept. of Latin and as director of University Extension; interests in Berkeley clubs, public library and musical events; friendship with John Muir, William Keith, Phoebe Apperson Hearst, and others.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 302:1 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Richardson, Leon Josiah, 1868-1964, Muir, John, 1838-1914, Keith, William,...
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Description: Interview with Grace Louise McCann Morley. Notes her education and early museum associations; the San Francisco Museum of Art; art and museums in modern society; associations with UNESCO, Guggenheim Museum, New Delhi National Museum, and various art exhibitions.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 294 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: californialightandsound, San Francisco Museum of Art, Unesco, Art, Museums, Museum...
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Description: Recollections of his law career in San Francisco; the Lincoln-Roosevelt Republican League in Berkeley; his work on the California State Railroad Commission (1911-1918); Hiram W. Johnson's administration as governor of Calif.; work with the War Dept., 1918-1919, as surveyor of contracts and with the U.S. Railroad Administration (1919-1920); return to law practice in San Francisco.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 260 BRights:...
Topics: californialightandsound, California Council of the Blind, Oakland Orientation Center for the Blind,...
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Description: Interview with Karl Friedrich Meyer. Covers his career as pathologist, as professor of bacteriology at the University of California, Berkeley, and as director of the George Williams Hooper Foundation for Medical Research, University of California, San Francisco; his research on food poisoning, milk-carried diseases, plague, and control of diseases of animals and of man with animal carriers; development of public health studies of the University of California.Collection Guide: The...
Topics: californialightandsound, Meyer, Karl Friedrich, 1884-1974, Epidemics--California, Pathology,...
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Description: Interview with William Vere Cruess. Student days at University of California, l907-1911; teaching and research, UC, Berkeley, on food and wine technology.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 221 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cruess, W. V. (William Vere), 1886-1968, University of California,...
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Description: Interview with Stephen Coburn Pepper. Mainly concerning his long association with the University at Berkeley, as professor and chairman, Philosophy Dept., as chairman, Art Dept., as assistant dean of College of Letters and Science, as member of many key academic and administrative committees, and, after retirement, as member of advisory committees on San Diego and Santa Cruz campuses. Comments on many important events, including 1919 "faculty revolution" and loyalty oath...
Topics: californialightandsound, Pepper, Stephen Coburn, University of California, Berkeley--Faculty,...
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Description: Interview with Frank Stevens. Comments on work in the president's office as stenographer, secretary and executive secretary under presidents Wheeler, Barrows, Campbell and Sproul; faculty members; the campus during the two world wars.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 302:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission...
Topics: californialightandsound, Stevens, Frank, University of California (1868-1952). Office of the...
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Description: Interview with Allen Carrier Blaisdell. Comments on his father, James A. Blaisdell and his presidency of Pomona College; his own career as director of International House from its inception in 1930 until his retirement in 1961.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 210 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Blaisdell, Allen Carrier, Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.). President,...
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Description: Interview with H. B. Foster. Comments on his grandfather, James Sinclair of Hudson's Bay Company fame and his father, Hugh Foster, an 1850 California settler; pre-earthquake San Francisco; college days at Berkeley, 1902-1906; engineering faculty; work as engineer with various water supply companies; association with University in Engineer's Office; Ralph P. Merritt and Robert G. Sproul; surveying work and real estate transactions for new campuses.Note: Part 2 ends...
Topics: californialightandsound, Foster, H. B. (Herbert Bismarck), University of California, Berkeley,...
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Description: Discusses growing up in Houston, Texas, blacks in golf, life in Richmond, California since 1943, the Painters' Union, work in Kaiser shipyard, social life (including blues clubs and churches), move to an all white neighborhood in 1956, and opportunities for black people. Transcript: In search of the California dream: from Houston, Texas to Richmond, California, 1943: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 91/49 c; Phonotape 2451 C Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The...
Topics: californialightandsound, Dunning, Judith K., Eaton, Eddie
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Description: Interview with Baldwin M. Woods. Discussion of Extension Division from the time he became director in 1942; program during the war years aiding industry; classes for professional groups; administrative problems - recruiting staff and teachers, liaison with faculty, finances.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 316:1 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California (System). University Extension
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Description: Interview with Ira B. Cross. Recollections of his teaching career at Stanford University, 1906-1914, and at the University of California, Berkeley, from 1914 until his retirement in 1951, with comments also on his colleagues, his help in organizing the Berkeley Police School, teaching at the American Institute of Banking and the raising and breeding of chrysanthemums.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 220 AFull transcript...
Topics: californialightandsound, Cross, Ira B. (Ira Brown), Stanford University. Dept. of Economics and...
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Description: Interview with Brutus Hamilton. Experiences coaching for Olympic games; association with the University of California, Berkeley, from 1932, as track coach, assistant in the dean's office, and director of athletics; discussion of role of athletics in the University.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 250 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has...
Topics: californialightandsound, Hamilton, Brutus, 1900-1970, Track and field--California--Berkeley,...
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Description: Interview with E. I. Kotok. Comments on his 40 years service with U.S. Forest Service, primarily in research; role of forestry in the FAO and his experience with FAO mission in Chile; conservation movement; views on schools of forestry, including the University of California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 890 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California....
Topics: californialightandsound, Kotok, E. I., United States. Forest Service, University of California,...
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Description: Experiences during World War I and with the White Army; life as a refugee in Shanghai; Japanese occupation of Shanghai during World War II; removal to the Philippine Islands in 1949 and refugee camp at Tubabao; arrival in San Francisco, 1950; efforts to bring in other Russian refugees; Russian colony in the Bay Area. With this: his recollections of days in a Russian military academy (in Russian). Transcript: Russian emigre life in Shanghai: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC...
Topics: californialightandsound, Raymond, Boris, Fedoulenko, Valentin V.
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Description: Interview with Mary B. Davidson. Recollections of student days at the University of California, class of 1906; association with the University as assistant to, and, later, dean of women students.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 223 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work...
Topics: californialightandsound, Davidson, Mary Blossom, University of California (1868-1952), University...
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Note: Distortion and warble as in original recording. Part 2 has a period of silence from approximately 00:01:00 to 00:11:00. Description: Justice Carter's recollections of his family and early life in Trinity Co. and San Francisco; the Earthquake and Graft Prosecution; Progressive Era politics, legal training and practice; experiences as District Attorney, Shasta Co.; the State Bar; experiences and comment as Justice, California Supreme Court. With copies of documents supplied to augment and...
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Description: Interview with Lawton Kennedy on his career in printing; comments on other printers in the Bay Area, formation of the Roxburghe Club, book designing and printing, etc.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 262 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials...
Topics: californialightandsound, Roxburghe Club of San Francisco, Printing--California--History--20th...
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Description: Interview with Herbert C. Jones. Notes on early life and political influences; Progressive Republicanism; the California Legislature - trends and procedures; some California political figures; California water problems; his own philosophy of government.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 261 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Jones, Herbert C. (Herbert Coffin), California. Legislature, Republican...
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Note: In part 3, the levels are quite low for the first minute and a half as in original recording. Description: Ethel Duffy Turner, tape-recorded interview conducted in 1966 by Ruth Teiser for the Regional Oral History Office. Author and revolutionary describes childhood in San Quentin, participation in Mexican revolutionary movement, 1908-1911; Jack and Charmion London; Carmel friends; literary pursuits in S.F. in the 1920's; the Stage and Studio Club, 1922. Transcript: Writers and...
Topics: californialightandsound, Teiser, Ruth, Turner, Ethel Duffy
Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Note: Begins and ends abruptly. Static, distortion and hum as in original recording. Description: Tape-recorded interviews, February to March and August 1960, conducted by Edna T. Daniel, for the Regional Cultural History Project, University of California Library, Berkeley. Mainly recollections of his long association with the University, 1913-1952; his views on education and on the social responsibility of scientists; his experiences during World War I in chemical warfare; and his government...
Topic: californialightandsound
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Description: Recollections of association with the University of California as first dean of women; friendship with Pres. and Mrs. Benjamin I. Wheeler; establishment of the Bank St. College of Education in New York City. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 293 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online....
Topics: californialightandsound, Wheeler, Benjamin Ide, 1854-1927, University of California, Berkeley Dean...
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Description: Swett discusses his role in California agricultural cooperative movement; comments on his father, John Swett, and his grandfather, '48'45 Frederick Palmer Tracy. Other topics: Mrs. Leland Stanford, the founding of Stanford University, Sarah Cooper and Phoebe Hearst. Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 312:1 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution...
Topics: californialightandsound, Swett, John, 1830-1913, Tracy, Frederick Palmer, 1815-1860, Swett, Frank...
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Description: Interview with Henry C. Warring. Comments by the business manager of Extension on its development and influence in the state; faculty, curriculum, income and budget; University accounting department.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 316:2 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized...
Topics: californialightandsound, Waring, Henry C., University of California (System). University Extension
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Description: Interview with Loye Miller. Student days at University of California, Berkeley, 1894-1898; teaching at UCLA; role in development of nature study programs in national parks; La Brea fossil beds; changes in wild life in California.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 292 AFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to...
Topics: californialightandsound, Miller, Loye, 1874-1970, University of California, Berkeley, University of...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Describes his career as a whaler, the life at sea, types of whales, anti-whaling sentiments, and the closing of the Richmond Whaling Station. He also speaks of his family background and Mormon upbringing. Transcript: A fisherman and whaler: recollections of the Richmond Whaling Station, 1958-1972: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 91/38 c; Phonotape 2457 C Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given...
Topics: californialightandsound, Dunning, Judith K., Peterson, Pratt
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Description: Interviews with Horace O. Lanza and with Harry Baccigaluppi. Recollections of their long careers in wine making in New York and California; their association with one another; the effect of Prohibition on the wine industry; reminiscences of other wine makers, etc. Transcript: California grape products and other wine enterprises: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 71/256 c; Phonotape 206 A; Phonotape 267 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Lanza, Horace O., Baccigaluppi, Harry, Teiser, Ruth
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Victor Fritz Lanzen: Relating mainly to his work at University of California and at Harvard in physics and philosophy; the growth of the Dept. of Physics at Berkeley; his interest in the philosophy of science. Ferdinand D. Lessing: Notes his education in Germany, interest in Chinese language and experiences in China, 1907-1914. Call Number: BANC MSS C-D 4090; Phonotape 270 1B; Phonotape 270 2B Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California....
Topic: californialightandsound
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Description: Interviews conducted in 1967 by Joann D. Ariff for Regional Oral History Office, Bancroft Library. Introduction by Stephen C. Pepper. Student days at Berkeley, 1915-1920; comments on faculty; teaching at the University, Department of Philosophy; loyalty oath controversy; work at Los Alamos Laboratory; comments on Robert Oppenheimer; Dean of Graduate School. Call Number: BANC MSS 70/155c; Phonotape 225 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Ariff, Joann Dietz, Dennes, William R.
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Description: Comments on his involvement in the California wine industry from 1902; other leaders in the industry; various wineries including the A. Perelli-Minetti & sons Winery; the California Wine Association, etc. Transcript: A life in wine making : oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 76/130 c; Phonotape 903 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Perelli-Minetti, Antonia, Teiser, Ruth
Source: 6 Tapes of 6: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with James Rupert Mason. Notes his family and early life, including experiences as a bondsalesman; his own firm in San Francisco; his ideas on irrigation and municipal bond issues and government controls; theories of taxation; interest in and work for various water and power developments and against land monopolies.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 277 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The...
Topics: californialightandsound, Mason, J. Rupert (James Rupert), 1886-1959, Finance--California,...
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Description: Notes his early life and legal training; connection of his family with canning industries (particularly olives); political activities-including association with the Progressive Republicans and various California governors; friendship with Arthur Brisbane; Los Angeles Bar Association and the State Bar; work for legal reforms.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 314:2 BRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topics: californialightandsound, Brisbane, Arthur, 1864-1936, Los Angeles Bar Association, California State...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Recollections of his father, Hubert H. Bancroft; his early law practice in San Francisco; his interest in politics- particularly the graft prosecution in San Francisco, the gubernatorial campaign of 1910, the start of the Progressive Party, and his 1938 campaign as Republican candidate for U.S. senator; his experiences fruit and nut farming in Walnut Creek- with marketing cooperatives, farmer organizations (including the Associated Farmers) and attempts by unions to organize farm...
Topics: californialightandsound, Bancroft, Philip, 1881-1975, Bancroft, Hubert Howe, 1832-1918, Progressive...
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Interview with Warren R. Howell. Recollections of his father, John Howell, and his association with Paul Elder, John Henry Nash and the Grabhorns; comments on his own career as buyer, seller and publisher of books, and on writers, printers and book collectors in California and elsewhere.Collection Guide: The Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979Call Number: Phonotape 257 BFull transcript availableRights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of...
Topics: californialightandsound, Howell, Warren R. (Warren Richardson), 1912-1984, Booksellers and...
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Description: Comments on agricultural education; beginnings of College of Agriculture; directorship of Northern Branch of College at Davis (1922-24); work with the Rockefeller Foundation surveying agricultural education in Europe (1924-28); establishment of Giannini Foundation of Agricultural Economics; deanship of College of Agriculture (1930-1952); development of experiment stations and extension service; loyalty oath controversy; investigation of farm labor conditions in Imperial Valley...
Topics: californialightandsound, University of California (1868-1952). College of Agriculture, Berkeley...
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Description: Paul S. Taylor, tape recorded interview conducted in 1970 by Suzanne B. Riess for the Regional Oral History Office, etc. Primarily comments on graduate work in economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1919-1922; faculty members; interest in labor economics; Berkeley fire, 1923; teaching at University of California; study of Mexican agricultural laborers; association with Dorothea Lange in California State Emergency Relief Administration working with migratory laborers; work...
Topics: californialightandsound, Riess, Suzanne, Taylor, Paul Schuster
Source: 3 Tapes of 3: 1/4 inch audio tape
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Description: Discusses Point Richmond in the 1920's; Capt. Raymond Clarke and the Richmond-San Rafael Ferry Co.; labor disputes; the black population and racial tensions; World War II changes; bay pollution; Thoman Crowley and the Crowley Maritime Corp.; California bar pilots; the Port of Richmond and the future of Richmond's waterfront. Transcript: Recollections of Point San Pablo and San Francisco Bay : oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 91/39 c; Phonotape 2459 C Rights:...
Topics: californialightandsound, Clarke, Alan Howe, Dunning, Judith K.
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Description: Life in pre-revolutionary Russia; experiences during revolution and civil war; life in Harbin, China, as professor and official of Chinese Eastern Railway; emigration to U.S., 1941. Transcript: Professor and government official: Russia, China and California: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 69/112 c; Phonotape 247 B Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the University of California. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access...
Topics: californialightandsound, Raymond, Boris, Guins, George Constantine
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Note: Audio levels fluctuate as in original recording. Description: Notes on his early life and family; law practice in Sacramento; California State Reclamation Board; various reclamation districts and projects; irrigation districts and their Association; water problems; the legal profession; California politics and politicians (including his brother, Sheridan Downey) Small portrait pasted in. William Durbrow: Interviews conducted by Willa K. Baum for the Regional Cultural History Project,...
Topic: californialightandsound
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Note: Ticking clock in background as in original recording. Part 2 levels fluctuate; very quiet between 00:18:30-00:31:30. Description: Service as executive secretary California Forest Protective Association; fire control problems; California state labor camps and CCC; head of State Board of Forestry; difficulties over State Forester Merritt B. Pratt; subsequent career in lumber industry. Photographs inserted. Appended photocopies of various documents and clippings, and of articles by Black;...
Topic: californialightandsound
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Note: Some parts have slow beginnings: part 1 begins at 00:01:00 after microphone setup; part 5 begins at 00:01:15; part 24 begins at 00:01:20. Intermittent buzz, machine and background noise are inherent in original recording. Many parts end abruptly. Description: Concerns Kent's political activities as state chairman or Northern California chairman of the Democratic State Central Commitee, 1954-1964, with emphasis on political campaigns, 1954-1966, particularly Stevenson's 1956 presidential...
Topic: californialightandsound
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Description: Experiences working with Italian Swiss Colony and the California Grape Products Company; effects of prohibition; comments on Joseph Di Giorgio, the Gianninis and other Italians. Aug. 11, 1969, with Sydney J. Block, containing information also on the California Wine Association. Transcript: A career in the wine industry in New York and California : oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 76/196 c; Phonotape 905 A Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The Regents of the...
Topic: californialightandsound
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Description: Metz discusses Richmond during World War II: Ford tank depot, Kaiser Shipyards, new population, changes in racial composition, local entertainment, war housing; Richmond School Department, 1940s; postwar housing; decline of downtown; with an appended interview on family background and early work. Transcript: A city in transition: Richmond during World War II: oral history transcript Call Number: BANC MSS 93/9 c; Phonotape 2638 C:1-4 Rights: Copyrighted. Rights are owned by The...
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Source: 4 Tapes of 4: 1/8 inch audio cassette
Oral History Center of The Bancroft Library at the University of California Berkeley
by Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, UC Berkeley
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Description: Section 1, Myron E. Krueger: Forestry and Technology in Northern California, 1925-1965, covering technological developments in logging, private forestry in the redwoods, lumber code of the NRA, and Society of American Foresters accrediting committee. Section 2, Richard A. Colgan: Forestry in the California Pine Region, with discussion of work as company forester for Diamond Match Co.; the company's forest practices and fire prevention work; the California Forest Protective...
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Source: 2 Tapes of 2: 1/4 inch audio tape
Description: William Edward Colby: Concerning his early life and education, with notes on his father, a '49er; experiences as a conservationist, particularly in relation to Yosemite, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks; Sierra Club: State Park Commission; practice, writing, lecturing and collecting in the field of mining law; interest in Chinese art. Frank Adams: Interviews conducted, 1958, by Willa K. Baum for the Regional Cultural History Project, University of California Library,...
Topics: californialightandsound, Gilb, Corrine, Colby, William E.
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape